Gluten Free Veggie Pasta Salad
 
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This Gluten Free Veggie Pasta is perfect for pasta lovers that don't want all the empty calories! This recipe is vegan, gluten free, easy to make and so delicious!
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Recipe type: Quick & Easy
Serves: 3-4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg gluten free pasta (I used Ancient Harvest Garden Pagodas, I cooked the entire box and used about ⅔ of it for my pasta, leaving some leftover for later)
  • Dressing: 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 pinches of salt
  • 2 pinches dried thyme
  • garlic powder to taste
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp white rice vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • juice from 1 small lemon
  • 1 tsp olive juice
  • 1 tsp juice from jar of marinated artichoke hearts
  • Veggies: 1 small leaf of kale, finely chopped
  • 1 handful of marinated artichoke quarters, cut into smaller pieces
  • several olives, cut in half
  • ½ a cucumber, diced into large pieces
  • 1 slice of red onion, diced into small pieces
  • several cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • Optional: ½- 1 pkg of Tofu Crumbles (mine were from Banyan Foods, already seasoned and pre-cooked)
  • 1 small avocado, cubed
  • nutritional yeast
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. Make your dressing by putting all ingredients into a small bowl and whisking together.
  3. Put pasta in a large bowl and add your veggies and any optional ingredients like tofu crumbles.
  4. Pour in dressing and gently mix into the pasta.
  5. *If there's not enough dressing for your taste, add a little more lemon juice or rice vinegar.
Recipe by Compassionate Women at http://compassionatewomen.org/gluten-free-veggie-pasta-salad/